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The sale of unhealthy foods is a popular fundraising method for some groups/companies looking to donate to the cause of diabetes research. Do you think this is an acceptable way to raise money for research?
I think it's appalling to sell/do anything that isn't considered part of a healthy lifestyle.
 
I'm ok with doing just about anything to help support the cause!
 
We shouldn't even be doing fundraisers like this. The government should be stepping up more.
 
Outwardly, I support these efforts even though it's promoting unhealthy foods/activities, but I cringe on the inside every time.
 
I never really thought about it!
 

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